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How opening Africa's air travel could lead to jobs, GDP boom

Oct 14 2018 16:00

Restrictive visa regimes flourish in Africa and it is easier for Europeans to travel around Africa than it is for Africans themselves, says an aviation expert. But research shows that if any 12 key markets in Africa had open air services, an additional $1.3bn would be added to the GDP of those countries.

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Foreigners snap up Istanbul's iconic waterfront mansions

Oct 10 2018 11:30

They are among Istanbul's most iconic sights - magnificent waterside mansions strung out along the Bosphorus as the waters of the strait dividing Europe and Asia lap almost at their front doors.

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Banksy artwork shreds itself after selling for R20m at auction

Oct 07 2018 10:30

British street artist Banksy has pulled off his latest prank, self-destructing one of his most iconic artworks moments after it fetched more than a million pounds (about R20m) at auction in London.

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We have met with tourism sector to clear up visa concerns, says Hanekom

Oct 06 2018 09:30

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has met industry leaders over their concerns that changes to the visa regime, announced by Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba in September, were vague and unclear.

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Tunisia tourism keeps up recovery from jihadist attacks

Oct 05 2018 14:35

More than six million foreign travellers have visited Tunisia in the first nine months of 2018, as tourism rebounds from devastating jihadist attacks three years ago.

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Russian billionaire hits Sotheby's with $380m suit

Oct 03 2018 19:36

The epic international legal drama that has pitted a Russian billionaire against a Swiss art entrepreneur has taken a new turn with Dmitry Rybolovlev slapping Sotheby’s auction house with a $380m lawsuit.

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Ryanair lowers profit outlook on labour strife, fuel costs

Oct 01 2018 09:59

Ryanair has became the latest European airline to warn about mounting costs, saying labour strife and higher fuel prices are taking their toll.

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Airlines angry over 'risky' Brexit deadlock

Sep 26 2018 12:32

The impasse between Britain and the EU in Brexit negotiations is "crazy" and "risky" for airlines with time running out to ensure cross-Channel flights can continue unimpeded.


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Government unveils visa-rule overhaul to promote tourism

Sep 25 2018 20:00

Government will overhaul its visa rules by the end of next month to promote tourism and make it easier to do business, part of a package of measures aimed at reviving the economy that’s mired in recession.

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